Get Your Plants Ready For Another Tough Winter

protect plants from winter damage

Curse you, Polar Vortex! The winter of 2013-2014 was a record for plant damage in my garden. Frost heave appeared nearly everywhere, plants that typically overwintered didn’t, rhododendrons got beat up, rabbits chewed above-the-snow stems … Continue reading

Bordeaux Mixture and Copper Are Best Organic Fungicides

powdery mildew on pumpkin foliage

Bordeaux mixture and copper solutions have been used safely for hundreds, perhaps thousands of years to control fungal infections in plants. Continue reading